Frank Lampard: Chelsea Legend Set to Be Sacked As Everton Boss

Frank Lampard: Chelsea Legend Set to Be Sacked As Everton Boss

  • Everton are reportedly set to fire manager Frank Lampard with immediate effect
  • The Toffees are currently in the relegation zone for a second consecutive season
  • Lampard was appointed less than a year ago and was formerly a boss at Chelsea

New reports have indicated that Frank Lampard will be sacked by Everton, less than one year after he took charge of the Merseyside club.

Everton have struggled to post good results this season and are stuck in the relegation battle with half of the season already played.

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Everton coach Frank Lampard watches from the sidelines on November 8, 2022. Photo by Michael Steele.
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Football Daily reports that the club has now reached a decision about Lampard's future, with it expected he will be shown the door with immediate effect.

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The Toffees are currently in 19th place with 15 points in the Premier League, after losing to West Ham over the weekend. Lampard replaced Rafa Benitez on January 31 last year.

There has been talks of Sean Dyche or Nuno Espirito Santo taking over the role, as Everton attempt to avoid relegation after a near miss last season.

Lampard started as a Derby County boss, where he reached the Championship play-off final. Later on, he returned to Chelsea where despite a transfer ban and the loss of top player Eden Hazard, he led the Blues to the FA Cup final and a top-four finish.

He was sacked in his second year, after the Londoners registered a string of sub-par showings.

If the latest reports are any indication, Lampard will once again find himself out in the cold before long.

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Sports Brief had earlier reported that Lampard's first managerial job, since he was sacked at Stamford Bridge, is not going the way he would have wanted.

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He took over the club in January last year and spent the first months of his reign fighting against and succeeding in avoiding relegation, but the club faces the same battle exactly a year on.

Owner of Everton, Farhad Moshiri has faced backlash for his comments in which he backed the coach and blamed the fans for driving away top managers, such as Carlo Ancelotti and Rafa Benitez.

Source: SportsBrief.com